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decking 101: stain vs. paint vs. seal - wood. it's real. wood. it's

jul 30 2015 wir contributor michael connolly. one of the many questions in life – should i stain or paint or seal my deck? all will protect your deck thus saving you tons of cash. the cost of staining sealing or painting your deck is way (way) cheaper than replacing the whole thing. no matter what test the color on a【Get Price】

deck defense this old house

according to mark knaebe a chemist with the u.s. department of agriculture forest products laboratory who evaluates deck finishes oil-based finishes provide more and longer-lasting protection. "oil-based finishes penetrate deeper into the wood than water-based finishes" knaebe says. familiar names here include【Get Price】

paint or stain: which is right for your deck? - popular mechanics

may 18 2013 stain your deck the wood's natural beauty shows through but you might have to redo the job soon. paint it and the wood will be protected but you'll lose the look of the wood grain. so which should you choose?【Get Price】

painting or staining a wooden deck

aug 6 2015 learn some tips for painting staining and maintaining a wooden deck. before doing either find out the pros and cons of each method.【Get Price】

5 ways to protect your deck howstuffworks

a deck can function as a seasonal family room during the spring summer and even the fall months of the year in some areas. although deck living can be casual and easygoing wood and composite decks still need regular maintenance and care. even treated wood deteriorates over time and the impact of water humidity【Get Price】

2018 wood deck prices per square foot 12x20 deck cost

may 2 2017 wood decks come in a variety of styles and sizes and they can be made of many different types of wood. treating cedar with penetrating sealers will maintain the wood's natural look. pressure-treated pine wood will weather to an attractive gray and it's cheaper than most other decking woods. it comes【Get Price】

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comprised of recycled wood fibers and polyethelyne. it comes in a variety of colors and has an appearance that is very similar to wood. unlike wood however composite decking never needs painting staining or refinishing so it is far easier and less expensive to maintain than wood.【Get Price】